Does libdrizzle support MySQL Windows Authentication plugin

Asked by panx on 2014-04-18

We are trying to set up a MySQL proxy to a MySQL server that supports Windows Native Authentication. However the connection failed with the error message "ERROR 1251 (08004): Client does not support authentication protocol requested by server; consider upgrading MySQL client".

I can't find any document related to it online. please help to confirm if libdrizzle supports Windows Authentication method?

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Andrew Hutchings (linuxjedi) said : #1

Unfortunately libdrizzle 1.0 which is in the Drizzle source does not support the newer MySQL 5.6 authentication methods.

Libdrizzle 5.1 (https://launchpad.net/libdrizzle) has some support for this but it has not been tested. If the Windows Authentication method requires a client side plugin instead of sending passwords as plain text this certainly will not be supported at this stage.

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